TRENTON — As the state has reached nearly three-quarters of its goal in vaccinating roughly 70% of the adult population against COVID-19, officials have identified the "least vaccinated" towns and cities in an effort to better reach them.

On Monday, Gov. Phil Murphy announced 16 communities, each with more than 10,000 residents, where the vaccination rate of adults was below 40%.

Using 2019 estimates from the U.S. Census, here's a look at each municipality, with its population, rate of vaccination and cumulative COVID-19 cases and deaths.

  • Passaic

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 39%
    Population: 69,703
    Confirmed cases to date: 64,637 for the county
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 1,673 for the county

  • Newark

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 38%
    Population: 282,011
    Confirmed cases to date: 36,820
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 960

  • Lakewood

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 34%
    Population: 106,300
    Confirmed cases to date: 13,609
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 304

  • East Orange

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 32%
    Population: 64,367
    Confirmed cases to date: 7,017
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 295

  • Irvington

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 29%
    Population: 54,312
    Confirmed cases to date: 4,598
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 222

  • Perth Amboy

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 32%
    Population: 51,390
    Confirmed cases to date: 9,153
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 202

  • Plainfield

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 37%
    Population: 50,317
    Confirmed cases to date: 6,454
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 182

  • Camden

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 32%
    Population: 73,562
    Confirmed cases to date: 9,842
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 164

  • Orange

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 36%
    Population: 30,551
    Confirmed cases to date: 3,516
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 130

  • New Brunswick

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 24%
    Population: 55,676
    Confirmed cases to date: 6,181
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 103

  • Garfield

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 39%
    Population: 31,802
    Confirmed cases to date as of April 28: 3,892
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 77

  • Bridgeton

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 37%
    Population: 24,160
    Confirmed cases to date: 2,308
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 53

  • Pemberton

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 32%
    Population: 26, 979
    Confirmed cases to date: 1,833
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 36

  • Fairview

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 36%
    Population: 14,189
    Confirmed cases to date April 28: 1,918
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: 30

  • Phillipsburg

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 29%
    Population: 14,212
    Confirmed cases as of April 28: 1,245
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: unclear as of Tuesday, though 1,182 cases are listed as 'recovered'

  • Trenton

    Percentage of residents with at least one dose: 32%
    Population: 83,203
    Confirmed cases to date: Data not available
    Confirmed COVID deaths to date: Data not available